INAUGURAL JAZZ BENEFIT GALA - ELLA 100, JAZZ FOREVER
DATE: 24 NOVEMBER 2017, FRI
VENUE: REGENT HOTEL
JASS held its inaugural Benefit Gala in 24 November 2018, with Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Foreign Affairs, as our Guest of Honour. The theme is "Ella 100, Jazz Forever!" This will mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of the legendary vocalist, Ella Fitzgerald.
13TH JZ FESTIVAL SHANGHAI
DATE: 14-15 OCTOBER 2017, SAT-SUN
VENUE: SHANGAHI, CHINA
JASSO is led by Singapore's King of Swing and one of Asia's best known Jazz musicians Jeremy Monteiro, who has performed on the main stages of the Montreal, London and Mt Fuji Jazz festivals to name a few, a 14 piece version of JASSO will travel to play at the 2017 JZ Shanghai Jazz Festival.
Notable musicians amongst the Singapore group coming to the festival are top Singapore musicians Jazznote Recording Artist and vocalist Melissa Tham, top SE Asian Jazz guitarist Andrew Lim two has also lived and worked in New York, winner of the USA Flute Association Flute Category Rit Xu and one of the most respected drummers in the region, Tamagoh.
JAZZ APPRECIATION TALK - A BRIEF HISTORY OF JAZZ BY PROFESSOR JEREMY MONTEIRO & FRIENDS
DATE: 26 AUGUST 2017, SAT
VENUE: THOMSON COMMUNITY CLUB
Jazz appreciation talk and performance conducted by Jeremy Monteiro at the Thomson Community Club, featuring Melissa Tham, Shawn Letts, Joshua Wan EC and Eddie Layman and a most enthusiastic audience.
LION CITY YOUTH JAZZ FESTIVAL C0NCERT 2017
DATE: 27 MAY 2017, SAT
VENUE: VICTORIA THEATRE
The Jazz Association (Singapore) organised its very first Lion City Youth Jazz Festival from 22 to 27 May. The festival aims to nurture young talent and develop the skills of aspiring musicians, with the support and mentorship of international jazz legends.
It featured mentors such as saxophonist and composer Benny Golson (USA), Music Director and pianist Jeremy Monteiro (Singapore), Guest Music Director Fritz K Renold (Switzerland), and members of the Jazz Association Singapore Youth Orchestra (JASSYO!)
The Lion City Youth Jazz Festival will culminate in a public concert at the Victoria Theatre on Saturday 27 May 2017.
JAZZ APPRECIATION TALK - THE HISTORY OF JAZZZ BY PROFESSOR JEREMY MONTEIRO & FRIENDS
DATE: 6 MAY 2017, SAT
VENUE: MONTI AT THE FULLERTON
Professor Jeremy Monteiro and friends charmed the audience with a musical and educative tour of the evolution of jazz through history. Who said learning couldn't be enjoyable!